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Sustaining a Life of Mission

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If you missed the last 2 blog posts on Sustaining a Life of Worship and Sustaining a Life of Community then we encourage you to check them out!  Today David shares some thoughts on… Continue reading

ABCs of UP, IN, OUT: OUT

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This is the second in a 3-part series designed to help your Missional Community have a good balance of UP (focus on relationship with God), IN (focus on relationships with each other) and… Continue reading

From Small Group to Missional Community: Part 2

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Today’s post follows on from last week’s post on tips from moving from a traditional small group to becoming a missional community.  In this post David offers some help on how to engage… Continue reading

From Small Group to Missional Community: Part 1

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Is it possible to transition from a traditional small group to a vision led Missional Community?  This question is one many of us have had to address as we have sought to develop… Continue reading

Sustaining a Life of Mission: On not burning out!

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  How do you feed yourself while holding down a job/family/life and leading a Missional Community? Most of us manage to keep ourselves physically fed even when resources are tight. We know it’s… Continue reading

Growing an Oikos: Getting the Balance Right

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  One of the questions many of us have as we consider how to establish and grow Missional Communities is how do we make it both attractive and manageable for those who join… Continue reading

Growing an Oikos: Changing Mindsets

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  Today we start a new mini-series all about how to help you make the shift from thinking about church in terms of a series of events, towards becoming an extended family on… Continue reading

Foundations for MCs: Communities of Good News

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  Today we continue our series on Foundations for Missional Communities, the titles of which are taken from our latest book, Leading Missional Communities.  Previous posts have been: Communities of Discipleship Extended Families… Continue reading

Foundations for MCs: Finding the Person of Peace

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Finding the Person of Peace is a very important principle in our leading of a Missional Community. Jesus sets out the Person of Peace strategy in Luke 10:1-16. Jesus commissioned the 72 disciples… Continue reading

How to…start a Missional Community

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In previous blogs we have looked at many of the principles and activities that go into the life of a Missional Community. As we look at some of the steps we need to… Continue reading